VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA – JUNE 12, 2018: ALTAIR RESOURCES INC. (“ALTAIR” or the Company”) (TSX-V: AVX: Germany FRA: 90A; ISIN: CA02137W1014; WKN: WKN A2ALMP) Mr. Harold (Roy) Shipes, Chairman and CEO, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Malcolm Buck, P. Eng., to the Altair Advisory Board.
Mr. Buck is a professional mining engineer and mineral economist with 35 years of diverse engineering, operations and mine projects economic evaluations and construction experience. He has worked, in most parts of Canada as well as on projects in Mexico, South America, Europe, Africa, Russia, the former Russian states, Mongolia and China. His experience includes mine and corporate engineering and mine development roles with Falconbridge, Noranda, Placer Dome, large engineering companies Wardop, SNC Lavalin, Golders and RPM Global and specialized mining consultants including Micon International. He has extensive expertise in feasibility studies preparation and follow-on mine projects engineering/project management and performing company and mineral project valuations, technical due diligences and strategic planning activities. His expertise spans base metals, gold, platinum group metals, ferrous metals, molybdenum, uranium as well as other minerals projects.
Malcolm was a senior member of the team which prepared the Goldcorp Red Lake Mine Feasibility Study (the first major Goldcorp mine) and served as the engineering and specific sub-projects construction manager on the re-start mine construction team. The project was completed on time and on budget. Malcolm brings key strengths of mine operational and technical capabilities, managing and supervising professional and operational people, contractors and consultants in all aspects of mine projects. He has also led and worked in a variety of roles on owner and consultant teams in mine project engineering and economic evaluations. In his roles Malcolm has always emphasized the requirement of practical and realistic plans and cost estimates, in ensuring projects success.
Malcolm obtained a Bachelor of Mining Engineering from the Technical University of Nova Scotia (now Dalhousie University) in 1983 and a Master’s of Engineering in Mineral Economics from McGill University in 1986. He is a member of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum and Professionals Engineers of Ontario.
The initial focus of Malcolm’s the advisory role will be with new project acquisitions and advancement of these projects from feasibility, through construction to operation.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD,
Chairman & CEO